By; Trent Schaefering, Kyle Helton
Burmese pythons scientific name is Python bivittatus. The Burmese python is an invasive species. That means that they are over populating somewhere they shouldn't. Burmese pythons are originally from southern and southeastern Asia. Now Burmese pythons are over populating in southern Florida. Burmese pythons are tan with black blotches, that are almost the same as giraffes blotches on there coats. Also, burmese pythons are one of the biggest snakes in the world they can grow up to seventeen feet. The biggest one caught was seventeen feet but scientist but think that there are ones three times bigger. As a result of pythons being not only big in number and big in size they eat more and becauseof that reason there disrupting the food chain because there eating everything and they don't have any natural predators, so there population keeps increasing. Burmese pythons affect the econmy by them having to pay people to capture them to keep there population down.
Control of burmese python
The ways that we can slow down the python population is by people learning ways to identify pythons by how they look. Also they can come familiar that pythons are invasive species. Ways to prevent further exposer to this organism is to interacting with the landscape. Burmese pythons will most likely not be extinct for a while because of how large population is now but if people learn how to slow them down the numbers could get even.